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Ratings: ‘The Voice’ and ‘Blindspot’ Return to Trounce ‘The Bachelor’

NBC wins first ”X-Files“-less Monday in recent memory

“The Voice” and “Blindspot” are back — and not a week too soon for NBC.

The broadcast network finished first outright on Monday, dumping ABC’s “The Bachelor” into second place. Last night was the first Monday without “The X-Files” over on Fox, and that broadcast network paid dearly for the downgrade.

“The Voice” was up 17 percent versus its fall finale, though down in its return when compared to last year. “Blindspot” slipped a touch versus its own last original 14 weeks ago.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.8 rating/9 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 11.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “The Voice” scored a 3.4/11 and 13.2 million viewers. At 10, “Blindspot” posted a 1.8/6 and 6.8 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 2.0/7 and third in viewers with 7.2 million. “The Bachelor” at 8 earned a 2.5/8 and 8.1 million viewers. At 10, “Castle” received a 1.1/4 and 5.3 million viewers.

CBS and Fox tied for third in ratings, both with a 1.4/4. CBS was second in total viewers with 7.9 million viewers, Fox was fourth with 4.1 million.

For CBS, “Supergirl” at 8 had a 1.4/5 and 6.8 million viewers. At 9, “Scorpion” got a 1.5/5 and 9.2 million viewers. “NCIS: Los Angeles” at 10 received a 1.2/4 and 7.9 million viewers.

For Fox, “Gotham” at 8 had a 1.5/5 and 4.2 million viewers. “Lucifer” at 9 got a 1.3/4 and 3.9 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in viewers with 1.8 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.3 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 904,000.